# Soundex celebrity

## Enter name:

Show the Soundex for
celebrity

## Step 1: Separate the first character:

The first Sounde character is C
Build our our remaining Soundex
ELEBRITY

Our Soundex translation is now C

## Evaluate the E in ELEBRITY

E is a vowel, eliminate it

## Evaluate the L in ELEBRITY

L represents 4
Our Soundex translation is now C4

## Evaluate the E in ELEBRITY

E is a vowel, eliminate it

## Evaluate the B in ELEBRITY

B represents 1
Our Soundex translation is now C41

## Evaluate the R in ELEBRITY

R represents 6
Our Soundex translation is now C416
Stop because
We have 1 letter and 3 numbers

C416

C416

### How does the Phonetic Algorithms Calculator work?

Given a name, this calculator translates a name to one of the following 3 phonetic algorithms:
* Soundex
* Metaphone
* New York State Identification and Intelligence System (NYSIIS)
This calculator has 1 input.

### What 12 concepts are covered in the Phonetic Algorithms Calculator?

NYSIIS
New York State Information and Intelligence Systems. A phonetic coding algorithm
algorithm
A process to solve a problem in a set amount of time
consonant
Sounds which are blocked by the tongue, teeth, or lips in some way.
B, C, D, F, H, G, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, Z
consonant
Sounds which are blocked by the tongue, teeth, or lips in some way.
B, C, D, F, H, G, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, Z
metaphone
a phonetic algorithm, published by Lawrence Philips in 1990, for indexing words by their English pronunciation
phonetic
a branch of linguistics that studies how humans produce and perceive sounds
phonetic algorithm
n algorithm for indexing of words by their pronunciation
soundex
a coded surname index (using the first letter of the last name and three digits) based on the way a name sounds rather than the way it is spelled
syllable
An uninterrupted segment of sound which is formed by the opening and closing of the mouth to form vowels.
syllable
An uninterrupted segment of sound which is formed by the opening and closing of the mouth to form vowels.
vowel
A sound the is produced when the mouth is open and not blocked by the lips, teeth, or tongue
a, e, i, o, u
vowel
A sound the is produced when the mouth is open and not blocked by the lips, teeth, or tongue
a, e, i, o, u